Staff Software Engineer - Backend

Permanent contract
Salary: €55K to 90K
A few days at home
Experience: > 5 years


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🛠 Tech Team and Technical Stack

We are building the infrastructure and interfaces necessary to optimize the main processes of road freight transport.

Currently, the tech team consists of 20 people; you will have a significant impact on the evolution of the company and the product!

The product is divided into three parts: the API, the mobile app, and the web app. The API is developed in Python/Django with Django Rest Framework, uses PostgreSQL, and is hosted on Google Cloud. The apps are developed in React/React-Native.

Our product is very wide with a lot of features, and our unique database architecture where our users share data between companies pose significant technical challenges. Many newcomers in the team tell us this is the most complex app that they have worked on!

How we work

We use the Shape Up method to organize the teams. Our timeline is organized in 8-week cycles consisting of 6 weeks of feature development followed by 2 weeks of cooldown where the tech team can focus on refactoring, bug fixing, performance improvements.

You can read more about it on our tech blog.

We operate with continuous deployment (Github/Github Actions) and release new product enhancements every day, with feature flags to ensure smooth delivery.

🚀 The Mission

  • Continuously refine and simplify the data model to adapt to the ever changing product

  • Implement new APIs to create powerful features

  • Write decision records, documentation, and ensure the team can scale

  • Help establish best practices within the team

  • Mentor junior team members

Preferred experience

  • Good knowledge of SQL and its optimization

  • You are autonomous and can develop features from conception to completion

  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and product sense

  • Writing clean code is important to you

  • You are always looking for ways to simplify existing code and you love a PR that deletes lines :)

  • You can communicate clearly in writing

  • Bonus: you have experience working on a complex SaaS platform or social network

  • Bonus: you have experience with Django

  • Bonus: experience with 1TB+ scale databases

  • Ambitious: you want to be part of transforming an industry!

  • Hard worker: we move fast and expect everyone in the team to be efficient

  • Spoken/written English mandatory (we have an international team!)

Recruitment process

  • Phone interview

  • Technical test

  • Technical interview

  • Interview with Benoit (CEO)

  • Team meeting

  • Offer

Attractive compensation and possibility of company shares (BSPCE)

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